Category Archives: Friday
Smile it’s Friday
I love Fridays!!! No matter how many times I say it, it just won’t be enough. Fridays mean casual dress and lots of fun at work. Fridays mean takeaway food or going out for dinner. Catching up with friends and family. Fridays are homework free. There is wine on Friday nights and sometimes like tonight there is a romantic chick flick on. Friday brings with it the promise of a much coveted sleep In. What’s not to like? If I had things my way everyday would be Friday.
There is a distinct buzz of excitement in the air today, and that is because work is finished and school is over for another term, so that can only mean one thing, holidays!!! Yay
This time we are not wasting another opportunity, we are off on an adventure, a road trip to Bateman’s Bay in NSW!! Ten hours in the car with three children is not everyone’s cup of tea I know, and if I am to be totally honest I can’t say it is what I am most looking forward to. I am looking forward to having fun, exploring, relaxing, soaking up the sun. One glorious week of not having to cook or clean or do the laundry, sounds like bliss doesn’t it?
Because as my sister will often tell me I am a sharer I will be sure to post lots of photos and updates. There is still the weekend to get through though, lots of packing and preparing. Even Dexter is going on a holiday he is going to spend the week at my mums where he will be pampered and made such a fuss of that I fear he may not want to come home. Have a safe weekend everyone. 😊😊😊😊
It has just been one of those days, you know the ones I mean, they start bad and no matter what you do it just seems like you are putting out one fire after another.
Today is my dear friend and colleagues birthday, we planned a lovely morning tea for her and I was I charge of getting the cake, present and the balloons. Because the shops don’t open till 9am which is the time I start work, I had everything prepared the night before. I paid extra to have the helium balloons coated in this stuff called “lift” which is meant to prolong their life span for at least a week (I have used this stuff in helium balloons before and it works marvellously).
You can imagine my horror this morning when I found the balloons all but deflated. Turns out the lady at the party shop forgot to put the “lift” substance into the balloons. Arrgh!
Next we discovered that the advertisement we have been circulating to try and recruit for the Bayswater Buzz community newspaper has the wrong contact email details. Grrrrr!
And now my daughter has cracked it and decided that she does not want to come to Jump (indoor trampoline centre) with the rest of us. Hmmph!
The way I see it I have two choices, I can insist she comes along in which case she will no doubt spend the whole time pouting and ruin it not only for herself but for her brothers as well as the friends we are going with, or I can not let it get to me, remain calm (on the outside anyway) and try to see if anyone else has a friend who would like to come along in her place.
Turns out that a lot of children were keen to take Madelyn’s spot. So Madelyn is happy now because she doesn’t have to come along and can stay home with dad, and the boys are happy because they won’t have to listen to her whining and complaining, as for me, well I am thankful that I have managed to keep my emotions in check and find a solution that seems to please everyone. It has been a busy week,so glad it’s finally Friday.